The Great Tetris War of 2011

Listening to: The Mountain Goats, “Collapsing Stars” There’s a war being waged in my living room. It’s one of a long line of wars that have come and gone over the past several years: the Epic SSX Tricky War of 2005 (which began when Husband told me, “You probably won’t be very good at this […]

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Catching Up

Haven’t read GalleyCat in a while, so I found a few gems over there today. Book Cover Mashup over at bookninja–hysterical.Go ahead, judge a book by its cover–or at least, guess its Amazon ranking based on its cover. Found yesterday: This is old, but it’s new to me–and gave me a laugh. How to Write […]

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When the Voices Won’t Stop

Listening to: Chronic Future, “Shellshocked” There. After a week of polishing and shining and finding typos, and sweating over this manuscript, it’s off to the editor who requested it at the conference. I made many changes, not any huge ones but several that fixed some minor problems people brought to my attention,* and quite a […]

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Stress and Chaos

Listening to: Muse, “Starlight” One thing I’ve never been good at is pushing my stress aside to write. This is kind of odd, I know–a lot of writers write to forget about the stress (even when the writing itself is stressful). But when the stress is personal–i.e., family or friend related–the writing part of my […]

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Various and Sundry

Several wildly divergent and incredibly trivial matters to bring to your attention. One or more may cause significant cognitive dissonance, as that seems to be the name of the game all over the intertubewebs today. Don’t say you weren’t warned. 1. Cats singing Christmas carols. 2. This ought to wake you up (originally found on […]

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I found this site, and now I just can’t stop. $2925.00The Cadaver Calculator – Find out how much your body is worth. Much better than most other quiz sites. “Would you survive the zombie apocolypse?” is next on my list.

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Going Home

Just for the weekend, for a wedding. Today, I have laundry to do, a haircut to finally get (maybe), a suitcase to pack…and a massively bad cold. I’m off in the clouds right now, thanks to the cold meds. I can’t complete a train of thought to save my life. Be back Monday.

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Quick Check-in

Just checking in to direct you here. Found it on Boing Boing, and if you need a quick Monday pick-me-up…well, here ya go. They’re better than coffee. More later.

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